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Sibling Rivalry (1990)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  26 October 1990 (USA)
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A frustrated woman's life gets even more frustrating once she gets into an affair with a man who suffers a fatal heart attack after their fling.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Nicholas Meany
Iris Turner-Hunter
Harry Turner
Rose Turner
Charles Turner Sr.
Charles Turner Jr.
Wilbur Meany
Dr. Casey Hunter
Dr. Plotner
Ron Orbach ...
Don, the Desk Clerk
Edward Escobar ...
911 Officer
Hotel Security Guard


Marjorie Turner is suffocating. Her younger sister Jeanine has no ambition, and her 8 year marriage to Harry puts her in constant competition with his family (all doctors), whom he is also competing for the affections of. One day, she snaps while food shopping, and beds a mysterious man, who die during the moment of passion. When she forgets her wallet, a vertical-blinds salesman finds it, and things get complicated from there... Written by Allison L. Venezio <>

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26 October 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bratsko suparnistvo  »

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$17,854,930 (USA)

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Released by Castle Rock Entertainment, which is owned by Rob Reiner, son of director Carl Reiner. See more »


Marjorie Turner: It wasn't sex. It was good!
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Referenced in Seinfeld: The Dog (1991) See more »


If I Were the Man You Wanted
Written by Lyle Lovett
Published by Michael H. Goldsen, Inc./Lyle Lovett
Performed by Lyle Lovett
Courtesy of Curb Records/MCA Records
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Good Entertainment!
20 January 2001 | by (US) – See all my reviews

This movie reminded me a lot of "Arsenic and Old Lace." I don't really know why. Except for the dead body. I am a big fan the Carl Reiner and his son Rob Reiner.. I believe that their contribution to the America Cinema is incommensurable. Bill Pullman (Zero Effect) does a wonderful job playing really clumsy people. Carrie Fisher (Sleepless in Seattle) is great playing the snobbish pain in the neck sister in law. The script is funny! I ran into this movie by coincidence. One of those on sale type things and I found a great little funny movie. I recommend it!

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